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TITLE "Brick City" (砖之城)
ARTIST Liu Dao 六岛
MEDIA RGB LED display, oil painting, paper collage, teakwood frame
EDITION Unique
DATE Made in island6, Shanghai 2013
SIZE 103.5(W)×103.5(H)×9(D) cm | 41(W)×41(H)×3.5(D) inches
TECH SPECS 2×MWLPV60-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@1.2A / OUTPUT 5V@8A)
1×MWLPV20-5 (INPUT 100~240VAC@0.55A / OUTPUT 5V@3A)
(4+1 spare)×RGB P5 HD-P5-021
WEIGHT UNCRATED: 29.5 kg | 65 lb • CRATED: - kg | - lb
CRATE SIZE -(W)×-(H)×-(D) cm | -(W)×-(H)×-(D) inches
EXPOSURE "Through The Wormhole" at island6 Shanghai
CREDITS Xu Yihan 徐义涵 (painting) • Cecilia Garcia (performance) • Thomas Charvériat (art direction & technical guidance) • Loo Ching Ling 吕晶琳 (photographic research) • Fabrice Amzel (video & animation) • Guan Yan 官彦 (production supervisor) • Yeung Sin Ching 杨倩菁 (production supervisor) • Melani Murkovic (production assistant) • Jean Le Guyader (documentation)
ABOUT

According to latest research, by 2025, 40 billion square meters of floor space will be built in China. In total 5 million buildings. 50.000 of these buildings could be skyscrapers. This makes an equivalent of 10 New York Cities. Migration from the countryside necessitates constructing around 400 cities to house the 300 million people from rural areas. Disappearing green is an actual consequence, but also interpersonal communication could get a little tricky, brick by brick…
Morning Miss Huang! How is it going? Fine? FINE?! Yes, yes, all GOOD over here. I just got back from the store. Five cans cat food for half the price. HALF THE PRICE! CATS! Yes. Best offer. Do I see right, you have a new haircut? NEW HAIRCUT?! Very nice, I will definitely go there. Mrs. Hong… you know MRS HONG?! From number 39? Yes, her dog is hilarious. HILARIOUS! She told me the same, perfectly satisfied with their service. SALOON! GOOD! Aha. What was that again? WHAT?! I CANNOT HEAR YOU! Bloody hell! GET YOUR PHONE, I’LL GIVE YOU A CALL! [Cecilia Garcia]

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island6 is a philanthropic project founded by artists and managed by voluntary staff. The spirit & driving force behind all of island6's works and art-forward exhibitions is collaboration.
六岛是由艺术家自发创立, 由志愿者管理的公益艺术机构。其精神是为艺术家提供平台并支持各项协作项目。